The Norwegian Radium Hospital, The Research Building
Norway is in the process of establishing the Young Academy of Norway (Akademiet for yngre forskere). The first call for members was issued earlier this year and nearly 160 young researchers applied. Twenty of them are now becoming the founding members of the Young Academy of Norway. Guro E. Lind, head of the Epigentics group at the Department of Molecular Oncology at the Institute for Cancer Research, is appointed the first leader of the Academy.
The Research Council of Norway has published an article about the major breakthroughs so far in 2015 at the different Centres of Excellence in Norway.
We congratulate Harald Stenmark with this year's "Møbius award" - the annual prize for excellent research from the Research Council of Norway. The award amounts to 1 mill. NOK and was distributed Wednesday September 23rd in Oslo Konserthus.
CCB's Kaisa Haglund receives the Anders Jahre's prize for young medical researchers for 2015.
Sigrid Bratlie Thoresen in Harald Stenmark's group at Institute for Cancer Research and Centre for Cancer Biomedicine has been awarded His Majesty the King's Gold Medal 2015 for the best PhD thesis at the Faculty of Medicine.